Aug13th

Hootie and the Blowfish’s “Hold My Hand” performed by The Benedict College Gospel Choir on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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First, if you have $0.99 in your pocket, go download the song from iTunes. Do it now... we'll wait for you to come back. Your .99 will help the working poor in the USA. Everyone reading this blog post is required to buy this song…
Aug12th

Aggregated HDSLR news – a new planet5D feature!

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August 12, 2010 – St. Louis Missouri – planet5D announces "HDSLR news" – a brilliant new page added to the “best Canon HDSLR site on the planet”. The new planet5D HDSLR news page will be the single location for anyone looking for HDSLR news regardless…
Aug11th

Rumor: New Canon HDSLRs spotted in the wild? Canon 60D on the horizon?

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Canonrumors has been posting several rumors lately and we thought it about time to maybe consolidate them for you. Today, they posted images (see below) of what appears to be a new Canon body that has a articulating LCD! Canonrumors is calling it the 60D.…
Aug11th

Canon HDSLR + ipad + “Eye of the Tiger” = music video

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Quite a combination of technologies going on here! Using both a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) and a Canon EOS 7D (reviews) as well as several iPads, this creative group has produced a very intriguing music video. ipad + "Eye of the Tiger" from…
Aug11th

ikan presents HDSLR Revolution – 2010 short film competition

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ikan has been with planet5D for a long time. Ikan is now sponsoring a new short film competition called HDSLR Revolution. And they've got a wonderful line up of judges - including Shane Hurlbut, Philip Bloom, Dan Chung and others. As well as a first…
Aug10th

Cinevate announces a follow focus sale!

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Cinevate has decided to have a little summer sale - putting the Durus Follow Focus units on sale. So if you've been thinking about buying one, the time is right. "The Durus Follow Focus has a reputation for being one of the smoothest and most…
Aug10th

Westdoc Conference – now with planet5D discount!

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Also coming up on the planet5D HDSLR Event Calendar is the Westdoc conference and we've just gotten a planet5D discount for you! Save 15% when you use the code PM15 when registering. This will be good till Sept 1st. Note also that the Pitchfest deadline…
Aug9th

Canon EOS-1D MKIV in the House – The White House that is – filming President Obama

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Patrick Moreau from stillmotion was gracious enough to give planet5D first crack at this cool new video... he was escorting the New Orleans Saints as they met with President Obama at the White House today and Patrick was there with his Canon EOS-1D MKIV! Patrick…
Aug9th

Hot new camera comparison – the Canon EOS 7D vs…

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Found on twitter this morning from @blanket via @bloch_party - this is the camera comparison to beat all comparisons - the Canon EOS 7D (reviews) vs Barbie Video Girl! Ok, a little humor going on here, but it is funny and I thought y'all could…
Aug9th

Tweet to win a Redrock Micro RunningMan and Zeiss 50mm Lens

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NOTE!!! SIMPLY RE-TWEETING THIS POST DOES NOT ENTER YOU IN THE CONTEST. You must follow the rules below! Yes, you can win a Redrock Micro RunningMan and Zeiss 50mm Lens setup in the photoCineNews EXPO tweet it to win it contest! The EXPO is going…
Aug7th

Lock and Load – a Final Cut Pro image stabilizer – this weekend only 47% off

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Lock and Load is an image stabilizing plugin for Final Cut Pro - and this weekend only, MacUpdate has it available for only $79 - which is almost half off. We don't have any experience with this plugin and so we can't tell if you…
Aug6th

John Butler Trio “Revolution” music video shot with Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Red

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As many of you know, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) and the Red cameras work pretty well together and in this new music video from the Australian band The John Butler Trio, we get to see an excellent example. We've been chatting with…
Aug4th

Solar Flares make for great Northern Lights (Aurora) – Canon EOS 5D Mark II captures them

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Recent "coronal mass ejection" (solar flares) have caused a huge burst in Northern Light activity and I wish I were far enough north to see them - but Travis Novitsky is lucky enough - he's in Grand Portage, Minnesota and got to witness a beautiful…
Aug4th

Hurlbut Visuals HDSLR Bootcamp – planet5D discount now available!

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Get your discount for the Hurlbut Visuals HDSLR Bootcamp before it is totally sold out - seats are going quickly! Go to the registration page and enter the code "planet5D". You can read about it on our earlier post but we'll also tell you a…
Aug4th

Shooting ENG style with Dual System Audio on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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@createasphere on twitter posted this awesome quick demo video how to for Shooting ENG (Electronic News Gathering) style with Dual System Audio with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews). They're using a Zoom H4n (reviews) to record the audio and Pluraleyes (reviews) to sync…
Aug3rd

“The Drive” – pastels, video, and a toy car – Art by Victoria Taylor-Gore

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Victoria Taylor-Gore's art has been highlighted on planet5D Cinema - "Colored Dust" and we're honored to show off her latest creation "The Drive" - and she's given planet5D lots of exclusive behind the scenes information. The thing I love about Victoria's work is that she's…